The results indicated that patients homozygous for alleles at four of the five loci have between 30 and 300 percent better pulmonary response to gluccocorticoids.
The study will enroll patients with advanced liver cancers who are refractory to the standard of care, the company said.
University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.
A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.
In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.
Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.